Events

This Is Not Love : Workshop Programme

July – October

For women aged 16- 26. Have fun, get creative, and feel empowered.  

Using art, drama, film and placard making, join other women in exploring and calling out sexual harassment and abuse of women.
If you’re a woman aged 16-26 then sign up now for a programme of activities running until October in Hastings and St Leonards. All events are FREE and Covid compliant.

Email: hastingswomensvoice@yahoo.com for a place. Please note: places are limited!

Programme of events:

Speaking Stories: Join writer and storyteller Rosanna to explore how storytelling can empower us as women.
Saturday 17 July: 2.00pm  – 4.pm. Salvation Army Hall, St Andrew’s Square, Hastings.

Upcycling: transform yourself; upcycle your clothes; challenge sexual abuse. Just bring old jeans or other clothes and transform them!
Saturday 24 July: 2pm – 4pm. Four Courts Community Centre, Sydney Close, St Leonards.

Survivors Speak Out: words from women who have survived domestic abuse.
Saturday 31 July: 11am – 1pm. Salvation Army Hall, St Andrews Sq. Hastings.

This Is Not Love: exploring coercive control and abusive relationships
Tuesday 3 August: 5pm – 9pm. ONLINE

Sense of Self: finding power through self-portraits.
Saturday 7 August: 2pm – 4pm. Salvation Army Hall, St Andrews Sq, Hastings.

Upcycling: transform yourself; upcycle your clothes; challenge sexual abuse
Just bring old jeans or other clothes and transform them!
Saturday 14 August: 2pm – 4pm. Rose Cottage, Gotham Alley, off 14 Claremont, Hastings.

Placards and slogans: make your voice heard, decorate a placard, challenge sexual abuse.
Saturday 21 August: 2pm – 4pm. Rose Cottage Gotham Alley, off 14 Claremont, Hastings.

Placards and slogans: make your voice heard, decorate a placard, challenge sexual abuse.
Saturday 28 August: 2pm – 4pm. Rose Cottage Gotham Alley, off 14 Claremont, Hastings.

Empowerment through film: documentary film making.
Saturday 4 September: 2pm – 4pm. Venue to be confirmed.

SATURDAY 11 SEPTEMBER: RECLAIM THE STREETS: A WOMEN’S MARCH: Women are invited to bring banners, placards, fancy dress, make noise, and reclaim the streets for women. Details of route and timings to be confirmed.

Women’s Empowerment through Drama:
Saturday 18 September: 11.00-1pm; 2pm – 4pm. Venue tbc Refreshments provided.

This Is Not Love: exploring coercive control and abusive relationships.
Thursday 23 September: 5pm – 9pm. ONLINE

Where to now? Setting up a peer support network:
Saturday 25 September: 2pm – 4pm. Venue to be confirmed.

Cooking and sharing food with Joyful Roots:
Saturday 2 October: 2pm – 4pm. Venue to be confirmed.

Scratch night planning:
Saturday 9 October: 11am – 1pm or 2pm – 4pm. Venue to be confirmed.

SCRATCH NIGHT, EXHIBITION, WOMEN SHOWCASE ACHIEVEMENTS:
Saturday 16 October. Times and venue to be confirmed.

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